Dec 27 - Dec 31, 2019  unconfirmed

This trip has been proposed but will not be confirmed with the guide until a payment has been made.

Poon Hill (5 days)
Annapurna Region, Nepal

Rating: | 6 reviews
Difficulty: moderate

Public trek | 2 interested and 0 confirmed trekkers

Poon Hill
$251 usd
For 1 person to join this trek
Guide & Permits Only

Price drops to $124 if 2 interested trekkers join this trek

Includes guide and all required permits & entry fees:
$31.06 /day per person for guide
+ $30 per person for guide's insurance
+ $16.25 per person for vat tax
+ $48 per person for permits

Teahouse lodging, food, & transportation paid separately.

Included Services
  • Permits ACAP and TIMS Card
  • Guide Guide's wages, food, lodging, and insurance
  • VAT Tax 13% Nepal Government Tax
Optional Services (Porter)
  • Porter Each porter may carry no more than 20 kg (44 lb). One porter is usually enough for 2 people's gear. Government required insurance covers the porter in case of an accident while on the trip.
    $20 per day per porter

    + $30 per porter for porter's insurance
    + $2.21 per day per porter for vat tax (porter)

Guide
Nirmala
Languages
English, Nepali
Ratings
great
Currently 2 Trekkers
2 interested and 0 confirmed trekkers
unconfirmed

Andrew

With 1 guest: Ana (Spain)
Hired 1 porter

A moderate hike in the Annapurna region for those who want a taste of trekking without the high altitude. While relatively easy by Nepal standards, this trek still packs a punch, with some steep climbs and awesome views, including the famed Himalayan panorama from atop Poon Hill.

Weather Conditions in December

December is probably the most underrated month to trek, one of the driest months of the year skies are often clear from sunrise to sunset. The trails and teahouses are less crowded than in November.

At a glance
On average there are 1 day with precipitation in December. The highest point on the trek is Poon Hill at 3210 m. During December, expect high temperatures of around 9.1°C (48°F) and lows down to -6.9°C (20°F) at Poon Hill.

Poon Hill
(Elevation Profile)

Itinerary
(5 days / 4 nights )
created by Andrew

Fri Dec 27 (day 1)

Pokhara (827 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 23.4°C (74°F) and lows of about 7.4°C (45°F) in December.

Pokhara
Public bus from Pokhara to Naya Pul (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $2.00
Travel time: about 2 hours
Please pay the fare for your guide & porter (if you have hired one)

Naya Pul (1000 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 22.4°C (72°F) and lows of about 6.4°C (44°F) in December.

Birethanti (1025 m)

About 45 minutes from Naya Pul
Expect typical high termperatures of about 22.3°C (72°F) and lows of about 6.3°C (43°F) in December.

Tikhedunga (1525 m)

About 3 hours from Birethani (gentle climb)
Expect typical high termperatures of about 19.3°C (67°F) and lows of about 3.3°C (38°F) in December.

Sat Dec 28 (day 2)

Ghorepani (2874 m)

About 5-6 hours (trail climbs steeply with lots of steps through terraced hillsides and forests)
Expect typical high termperatures of about 11.2°C (52°F) and lows of about -4.8°C (23°F) in December.

Ghorepani
Sun Dec 29 (day 3)

Poon Hill (3210 m)

About 1-1.5 hours up and a half hour down
Expect typical high termperatures of about 9.1°C (48°F) and lows of about -6.9°C (20°F) in December.

Poon Hill

Tadapani (2590 m)

About 3-4 hours from Ghorepani
Expect typical high termperatures of about 12.9°C (55°F) and lows of about -3.1°C (26°F) in December.

Mon Dec 30 (day 4)

Ghandruk (2000 m)

About 2-3 hours from Ghorepani
Expect typical high termperatures of about 16.4°C (62°F) and lows of about 0.4°C (33°F) in December.

Ghandruk
Tue Dec 31 (day 5)

Syauli Bazaar (1170 m)

About 2 hours down from Ghandruk
Expect typical high termperatures of about 21.4°C (71°F) and lows of about 5.4°C (42°F) in December.

Birethanti (1025 m)

About 3 hours from Ghandruk (1 hour easy walk from Syauli Bazaar)
Expect typical high termperatures of about 22.3°C (72°F) and lows of about 6.3°C (43°F) in December.

Naya Pul (1000 m)

About 45 minutes from Birethanti
Expect typical high termperatures of about 22.4°C (72°F) and lows of about 6.4°C (44°F) in December.

Public bus from Naya Pul to Pokhara (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $2.00
Travel time: about 2 hours
Please pay the fare for your guide & porter (if you have hired one)

Pokhara (827 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 23.4°C (74°F) and lows of about 7.4°C (45°F) in December.

Pokhara